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Stream On: New To Netflix In April 2020

As lockdown for most of the world looms as a reality during the global pandemic. Now, more than ever, families, single folks, and small clans of apartment dwellers who cut the cord to save costs will turn to Netflix for their lifeline to the outside world.

For the month of April, it is business as usual at Netflix as the streaming service giants swaps out titles, series, and adds original content to their already bulking catalog that is now the center of everyone’s universe.

On April 1, Netflix adds a handful of classic comedies, action pics, and critically acclaimed dramas to their library. Laffers include Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke, The Hangover, and School Daze, while the entire Lethal Weapon franchise is added to the lineup. Fresh drama include Molly’s Game, Road to Perdition, Taxi Driver, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and The Social Network.

On April 3, Ed Helms and Taraji P. Henson star in Coffee & Kareem, a comedy about a single parent whose son has serious issues with him finding love again.

Need a way to celebrate 4/20? Cooking with Cannabis will be available to teach budding gourmets how to handle buds as their whip up enough desserts, soups, and finger foods to pass out completely.

Also on April 20, Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward returns to the small screen with his new animated series The Midnight Gospel. The show centers on a “spacecaster” named Clancy who travel the universe to interview beings from other worlds.

Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch and Parks and Recreation star Ben Schwartz bring their long-form improv to Netflix with the comedy special Middleditch & Schwartz, available to stream on April 21.

Lois Lowry’s book The Willoughby,s makes its Netflix debut on April 20 as family-friendly fare for the streaming sect. Starring Martin Short, Maya Rudolph and Terry Crews, the story follows four siblings who set off an adventure after ditching their terrible parents.

And on April 26, The Last Kingdom returns for a fourth season of more bloodshed and destruction as the warring factions of Saxon England take on the invading Danes.

Happy streaming and stay safe.


April 1

  • 40 Days and 40 Nights
  • Bloodsport
  • Cadillac Records
  • Can’t Hardly Wait
  • Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke
  • Community (Season 1-6)
  • David Batra: Elefanten I Rummet (Netflix Comedy Special)
  • The Death of Stalin
  • Deep Impact
  • The Girl with All the Gifts
  • God’s Not Dead
  • The Hangover
  • How To Fix a Drug Scandal (Netflix Documentary)
  • The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show (Netflix Comedy Special)
  • Just Friends
  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space
  • Kim’s Convenience (Season 4)
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Lethal Weapon 3
  • Lethal Weapon 4
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Minority Report
  • Molly’s Game
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Mud
  • Nailed It! (Season 4; Netflix Original)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Pokamon the Series: Sun & Moon: S3: Sun & Moon – Ultra Legends
  • Promised Land
  • Road to Perdition
  • The Roommate
  • The Runaways
  • Salt
  • School Daze
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • The Social Network
  • Soul Plane
  • Sunderland Til I Die (Season 2; Netflix Original)
  • Sunrise in Heaven
  • Taxi Driver
  • Wildling


April 2


  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
  • Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll


April 3

  • Coffee & Kareen (Netflix Film)
  • La casa de papel (Part 4; Netflix Original)
  • Money Heist: The Phenomenon (Netflix Film)
  • Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy (Netflix Family)
  • StarBeam (Netflix Family)
  • The Lovebirds


April 4

  • Angel Has Fallen


April 5

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer


April 6

  • The Big Show Show (Netflix Family)


April 7

  • Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 (Part 3; Netflix Original)


April 9

  • Hi Score Girl (Season 2; Netflix Anime)


April 10

  • Brew Brothers (Netflix Original)
  • LA Originals (Netflix Documentary)
  • La vie scholaire (Netflix Film)
  • Love Wedding Repeat (Netflix Film)
  • The Main Event (Netflix Film)
  • Tigertail (Netflix Film)


April 14

  • Chris D’Elia: No Pain (Netflix Comedy Special)


April 15

  • The Innocence Files (Netflix Documentary)
  • Outer Banks (Netflix Original)


April 16

  • Despicable Me
  • Fary: Hexagone (Season 2; Netflix Original)
  • Fauda (Season 3; Netflix Original)
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • Mauricio Meirelles: Levando o Caos (Netflix Comedy Special)
  • Jem and the Holograms



April 17

  • Betonrausch (Netflix Film)
  • #blackAF (Netflix Original)
  • Earth and Blood (La terre et le sang; Netflix Film)
  • The Last Kids on Earth: Book 2 (Netflix Family)
  • Legado en los huesos (Netflix Film)
  • Sergio (Netflix Film)
  • Too Hot To Handle (Netflix Original)


April 18

  • The Green Hornet


April 20

  • Cooked with Cannabis (Netflix Original)
  • The Midnight Gospel (Netflix Original)
  • The Vatican Tapes


April 21

  • Bleach: The Assault
  • Bleach: The Bounts
  • Middleditch & Schwartz (Netflix Comedy Special)


April 22

  • Absurd Planet (Netflix Original)
  • Circus of Books (Netflix Documentary)
  • El silencio del pantano (Netflix Film)
  • The Plagues of Breslau (Netflix Film)
  • The Willoughbys (Netflix Film)
  • Win the Wilderness (Netflix Original)

April 23

  • The House of Flowers (Season 3; Netflix Original)


April 24

  • After Life (Season 2; Netflix Original)
  • Extraction (Netflix Film)
  • Hello Ninja (Season 2; Netflix Family)
  • Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill (Netflix Comedy Special)


April 25

  • The Artist
  • Django Unchained


April 26

  • The Last Kingdom (Season 4; Netflix Original)


April 27

  • Battle: Los Angeles
  • Never Have I Ever (Netflix Original)


April 29

  • A Secret Love (Netflix Documentary)
  • Extracurricular (Netflix Original)
  • Murder To Mercy: The Cynthia Brown Story (Netflix Documentary)
  • Nadiya’s Time To Eat (Netflix Original)
  • Summertime (Netflix Original)


April 30

  • Dangerous Lies (Netflix Film)
  • Drifting Dragons (Netflix Anime)
  • The Forest Of Love: Deep Cut (Netflix Original)
  • Rich in Love (Ricos de Amor) Netflix Film
  • The Victim’s Game (Netflix Original)



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